You experienced “Sharknado” on TV and maybe even on Twitter. Get ready to see it on the big screen.
Regal Entertainment Group is bringing a one-night only midnight showing to theaters around the country – including two in Columbia and others around South Carolina. Sharknado enthusiasts can see the showing at midnight Aug. 2 at Columbiana Grande off Harbison Boulevard and Sandhill Stadium at Village at Sandhill in Northeast Richland for $12.50 a ticket.
For the uninitiated, the Syfy Channel’s instant classic involves a freak hurricane that hits Los Angeles, taking thousands of sharks to the “waterlogged populace” to wreak havoc.
To boot, it stars Ian Ziering (think Beverly Hills 90210) and Tara Reid.
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The made-for-TV movie drew a crowd of television viewers who made snappy tweets all night long. At its peak the #sharknado hashtag registered 5,000 tweets per minute and accumulated 600,000 social media mentions, according to a Regal press release.
As the official movie tagline says: “Enough said!”